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There are a lot of wedding dress shopping misconceptions or myths that have been passed along, almost like urban legends.  Some of these myths can take a fun memorable experience and turn it into something stressful and quite frankly, nightmarish!  We want your dream dress shopping experience to be exactly that, a dream, easy, fun, […]

Helpful Hints

October 7, 2022

Dress Shopping Myths – To believe or not to believe?

There’s something we simply love about a downtown Charlottesville wedding and Caroline and Christian’s March wedding is no exception. From the downtown landscape to a couple so clearly in love, there’s so much to adore about this wedding. When Caroline came in to find “the one” she wanted something that was traditional, simple, and classic. […]

Real Weddings

August 16, 2022

Real Wedding: Caroline and Christian

  October 22, 2021 Castle Hill Cidery The Introduction: October 22, 2021, was the kind of fall day people dream of for their Virginia weddings. Michael and Natalie were married at Castle Hill in the sunshine, surrounded by family and friends. With Jen Fariello on hand to capture every sweet moment, this wedding was simply too fabulous not […]

Real Weddings

June 29, 2022

The One Bridal Salon, Real Wedding Natalie and Michael – Castle Hill Cider, Keswick, VA

Why the One? Do you ever stop to wonder how a store got its name? Why Target instead of “You’ll Never Buy Only What You Need”? Sure, Target may be catchier, but the other is the truth. While we may not have answers to the “why” behind the name for every retail store, we can […]

Helpful Hints

May 2, 2022

Behind a Name | The Origin Story for The One Bridal Salon in Charlottesville, Virginia

Inside look at the designer wedding dress shop in Charlottesville Virginia

Loulette Bride is the newest designer to join The One Bridal Salon. With a focus on inclusivity, transparency, sustainably and ethically sourced materials, not to mention, beautiful wedding dresses, we knew this was the perfect brand to bring to Charlottesville, Virginia. Who is the person behind Loulette Bride? Marteal Mayer is the designer and visionary […]

Dress Inspiration

May 2, 2022

Designer Spotlight | Loulette Bride | Sustainable and Eco Friendly Wedding Dresses



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